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Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula

Date of Birth: 13 November 1956
Place of Birth: Cape Town, South Africa


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'Farmgate' rocks Ramaphosa

MPs for the opposition United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the African Transformation Movement (ATM) were refused an investigation by Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula a former defence minister whose husband Charles Nqakula was a security advisor to Ramaphosa...


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Oppositionists demand action on Zondo and edge towards coalition

The main opposition groupings – Action SA the Democratic Alliance (DA) Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Freedom Front Plus (FFP) Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Patriotic Alliance (PA) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM) – will meet in parliament before going on to ask the speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to schedule a special debate on the findings of Justice Raymond Zondo's commission on state capture...

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After the insurrection

In the aftermath of the uprising Police Minister Bheki Cele clashed publicly with State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo while Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula initially contradicted the President as to whether the violence and looting constituted an 'insurrection' but later fell in line...


Nyusi angers the region

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa who is the incoming chairman of the Troika of the SADC Organ on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation is to attend with Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula...

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Farewell to arms

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was known to have doubts about the advisability of that mission as much as about the legitimacy of the regime it was defending...


Making free with repression

The Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula apologised to parliament for conflicting statements from her department...


Riyadh to the rescue

The day after President Ramaphosa met Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh South Africa's Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula travelled to the UAE to meet Mohammed bin Ahmed Minister of State for Defence Affairs to discuss further deals...


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